|Democracy Now! Monday, August 10, 1998 - Democracy Now!|
* Muslim Groups Decry Stereotyping In the hours following the bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, despite a dearth of information as to the identity or motives of the perpetrators, the media was quick to link the violence with followers of one of the world’s oldest religions—Islam. Reports were full of references to the “Muslim minority in Kenya”, “Arab-looking men”, and “Islamic dress.” The suspect taken into custody shortly after the bombing was described as “Arab speaking”, an...
Keywords: Muslim stereotyping, US Embassy Bombing in Nairobi and Dar Es Salaam